With administrative oversight for all aspects of library operations, the Dean provides vision for strategic planning and sets policy direction for library services, facilities, and collection development. The Dean also has primary responsibility for guiding and encouraging the development of consortia and collaborative agreements between libraries and with other units on campus, supporting grant writing, and spearheading development efforts.
|Dean, LSU Libraries|
Katheen and Joel Ory Endowed Professor
|Louisiana State University||2014 to present|
|University Librarian||University of North Carolina, Charlotte||2009 to 2014|
|Associate Dean, Information Management Services||University of Rochester||2003 to 2009|
|Assistant Dean, Information Management Services||University of Rochester||1999 to 2003|
|Assistant Dean for Technical and Financial Services||Louisiana State University||1994 to 1999|
|Assistant to the Dean for Administrative Services||Louisiana State University||1989 to 1994|
|Architecture and Art Library, Acting Head||University of Illinois at Chicago||06/1986 to 1988|
|Resident||University of Illinois at Chicago||1985|
- Masters in Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago. 1989
- Masters in Library and Information Science, Columbia University. 1985
- Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Graduated with Distinction) 1982
- Wilder, S. (2016). Delayed Retirements, Muted Hiring, and ARL Directors: ARL Professionals in 2015, presented at Association of Research Libraries Fall Meeting, September 27, 2016.
- Wilder, S. Library Staffing Transition. Webcast produced by the Association of Research Libraries, November 4th, 2013. http://goo.gl/rvIizV
- Wilder, S. Stanley Wilder, Dean of Libraries, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Interview conducted by the Charleston Conference, published January 30, 2013. http://goo.gl/F9yCXW
- Wilder, S. (2012). The Academic Library Workforce in Transition: New Results from the 2010 ARL Demographic Data.” ARL-ACRL Human Resources Symposium, Washington, DC.
- Wilder, S. (2010). Welcome to the Starting Line. Commencement address, Library and Information Science Department, UNC Greensboro.
- Wilder, S. (2006). The Emperor Has No Clothes: Be it Resolved That Information Literacy is a Fad and a Waste of Librarians’ Time and Talent.” Debate produced for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ President’s Program, American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Wilder, S. (2005) What Doesn’t Change: The Origin and Implications of the Library’s Education Function. Video produced for the Association of Research Libraries webcast Teaching, Learning, and Research: Libraries and Their Role in the Academic Institution. http://goo.gl/sfZcdv
- Wilder, S. Demographic Change in Academic Librarianship. (Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2003).
- Wilder, S. The Age Demographics of Academic Librarians: A Profession Apart. (Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 1995).
Articles & Chapters
- Wilder, S. (2018). “Selected Demographic Trends in the ARL Professional Population.” Research Library Issues, Association of Research Libraries, 295. https://publications.arl.org/rli295/
- Wilder, S. (2017). Delayed Retirements and the Youth Movment among ARL Library Profesionals. Association of Research Libraries. https://goo.gl/jqkGeq
- Wilder, S. (2017). Hiring and Staffing Trends in ARL Libraries. Association of Research Libraries. https://goo.gl/gN9hjm
- Wilder, S. (2013). A Reconsideration of Information Literacy. Communications in Information Literacy, 7(2), 150-153.
- Wilder, S. (2013). The end of lower skill employment in research libraries. Library Journal. http://goo.gl/ystHdu
- Wilder, S. (2011). The erosion of fair use protections for digital scholarship. Charleston Advisor. http://goo.gl/sVqwd
- Wilder, S. (2008). The geometry of the academic library. http://goo.gl/KruuZY
- Wilder, S. (2007). The ARL youth movement: reshaping the ARL workforce. ARL: a bimonthly report on research library issues and actions from ARL, CNI and SPARC.
- Wilder, S. (2007). The New Library Professional. Chronicle of higher education, 53(25). http://goo.gl/6URMjA
- Wilder, S. (2006). Baker’s Smudges. Library Journal, 131(14), 30-2.
- Wilder, S. (2005). Information literacy makes all the wrong assumptions. The Chronicle Review, 51(18). http://goo.gl/0FpCsf
- Wilder, S. (2002). Demographic trends affecting professional technical services staffing in ARL libraries. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 34(1-2), 51-55.
- Wilder, S. (2002). New hires in research libraries: demographic trends and hiring priorities. ARL Bimonthly Report, 221(1).
- Wilder, S. (2000). A simple method for producing core scientific and technical journal title lists. Library resources & technical services, 44(2), 92-96.
- Wilder, S. (2000). The changing profile of research library professional staff. ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, 208(209), 1-5. http://goo.gl/VpLVPK
- Wilder, S. (1998). Comparing value and estimated revenue of scitech journals. ARL Report, 200. http://goo.gl/X3nOHw
- Bensman, S., & Wilder, S. (1998). Scientific and technical serials holdings optimization in an inefficient market: A LSU serials redesign project exercise. Library Resources & Technical Services, 42(3), 147-242.
- Wilder, S. (1993). Dr. Litlove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Library Literature. American Libraries, 24(7), 662-663.
- Chair, Assessment Committee, Association of Research Libraries, 2017-2018
- Chair, LOUIS, Louisiana statewide academic library consortium 2017-2018
- Working Group member, Charlotte Initiative for Permanent Acquisition of eBooks by Academic Libraries. A project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications Program. 2014-2017
- Academic Deans, Louisiana State University
- Leadership Team, Louisiana State University
- President, Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, 2015-2016
- Board member and Treasurer, Louisiana Digital Consortium, 2014-2015
- University Library Advisory Council (ULAC), University of North Carolina System, 2009-2014
- CAEC Library Director’s Committee, 2009-2014
- NCES Academic Library Survey Advisory Committee, 1999-2000.